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Roger George Fishing for Trophy Striped Bass Presentation of fishing and guiding for trophy striped bass in the Valley. Explaining the tactics, techniques, lures and equipment I have used for the last 35 years to catch giant stripers at San Luis Reservoir and Millerton Lake.
Kimberly Gibson on Crops for the Future Despite California's rich agricultural landscape today, this region does not have any native crops and has historically relied on the importation of crop species from other parts of the world.
Behind the Scenes with Fresno Poet Laureate Emeritus Lee Herrick Hear from Fresno Poet Laureate Emeritus (2015-2017) Lee Herrick, whose two-year term recently ended. He will speak about his experiences, from his appointment by former Mayor Ashley Swearengin, to coaching high school students for the National Poetry Out Loud competition, reading across the United States, to reading at Valley State Prison. Herrick will read some of his poems, and a short Q and A will follow.
Chief Keri Donis of the Fresno Fire Department As a 21-year veteran of the FFD, it is an honor to lead such an esteemed fire department and extraordinary community of over 525,000 residents. Established in 1877 and celebrating our 140th year in 2017, the FFD is one of the oldest fire departments in the United States.
A Market-based Solution for Climate Change by Dr. Gaede Dr. Gaede has been practicing internal medicine and vascular medicine in Fresno for over 30 years. He is the editor of the Fresno-Madera Medical Association's magazine "Central Valley Physician," and has been working on on Valley's air quality issues for many years.
Mike Haupt Fresno State Hockey Coach Born and raised in Fresno California, Mark was the Assistant Coach of the Tier 2 Casper Coyotes and Head Coach of Casper’s Tier 3 team that finished the season 19-3 and were the Western Prospects League Champions. Mark also worked for ETP Sports Group which is a sports marketing consulting firm based out of Loveland Colorado. Prior to that, Mark was one of the Founders and Managing Partners of the Junior A Fresno Monsters
Roast of President Ralph Boyajian

Here is a Smilebox of the Royal Roast and Last Harrah of Ralph Boyajian's Rotary Year!  Spoiler Alert: Ralph was voted in as the newest member of the NFR Past President's Club!  You made it, Ralph!  Congratulations on a tremendous year!

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Roast of President Scott Lowe
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Craft Talk Hagop Bedoyan

Hagop Bedoyan’s Rotary Craft Talk 5/25/17

I have been a bankruptcy attorney for 30 years and have been a partner with Klein DeNatale Goldner (“KDG”) since 2009.  KDG is a Bakersfield based, full-service business law firm with three offices and approx. 35 attorneys. I am the partner in charge of the Fresno office.

June Board Meeting 2017